Student election

Details about the election of one (1) member to the University Council by the students.

The Council is seeking candidates for election as a student representative on Council for a two year term from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021.

To be eligible for election, a candidate must be an enrolled student at Victoria University of Wellington at the time of appointment to Council.

Notice of candidacy

Potential candidates can request a Notice of Candidacy from the returning officer, Caroline Ward –

Completed Notices of Candidacy must be returned to the returning officer by 5 pm Friday, 20 September 2019.

Date of election

If the number of candidates exceeds the number of vacancies, an election will be held. Electronic voting will commence on Monday, 7 October 2019 and close at 5 pm Monday, 14 October 2019. The candidate will be elected by the first past the post method.

Eligible students

All students are eligible to vote in the election.

Returning officer

All correspondence relating to the election must be addressed to the returning officer.

These elections are governed by the Council Membership Statute and the Council Elections Procedure.

For more information contact: